What We'll Cover

  • Monitoring Resource Capacity

    Get started with a review of resource management best practices, and learn about how to monitor resource capacity.

  • Anticipating Resource Demand

    Learn how to establish a process for outlining your project pipeline and project staffing needs.

  • Addressing Resource Needs and Constraints

    Review strategies for addressing over allocated team members and how to edit, shift, and delete allocations. Explore how to leverage the Talent Network to expand capacity.

Course Description

Expected Duration: Approximately 45 minutes

When your teams are busy, your ability to have a projection of future business and an accurate snapshot of your team members’ capacity to take on the work can help you avoid over utilizing your resources and potential burnout. This course will cover everything from the best practices for developing a staffing strategy, to how to build a pipeline process to project your staffing needs. We will also review how to use the capacity indicators and reporting to support staffing decisions.

In addition to the readings, resources, and demo videos, this course also includes hands-on labs and activities. Please note that it is recommended that you either complete the labs from a demo account or make sure to remove any data or information from the labs that may impact your organizational account.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Utilize capacity indicators to monitor resource availability
  • Determine your capacity needs and constraints
  • Adjust your staffing decisions to impact project performance
  • Establish a process for building pipeline projects
  • Make hiring decisions based on capacity predictions and resourcing trends
  • Leverage the Talent Network to expand your resource pool

Course curriculum